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Users Prefer iOS 7 Interface to iOS 6 - Poll





Polar recently conducted a poll, which shows that the users prefer the new iOS 7 interface to the iOS 6. It should be immediately noted, however, that the poll did not take into consideration the icons of both operating systems. And as you’ve probably heard, the icons design is the most widely criticized thing about the iOS 7.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, August 8th, 2013. 18:23

New languages will be supported by iOS keyboard



According to the recent Apple job posting, iOS keyboard is likely to start supporting some new languages and script soon.

Nowadays iOS supports 50 languages and different script systems across the iOS keyboard system. Due to the reason mentioned above, this number can increase. Cupertino company is ready to employ even more engineers to "work closely with international teams and native speakers to accommodate all the world’s script systems."

Among language unsupported by iOS Keyboard are Farsi (Persian), Maltese, and Afrikaans. They are likely to be added soon.


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Written by Lizzen

Thursday, August 1st, 2013. 0:47

New iMessage Spam Reporting Tool



Among the latest updates and improvements for iOS 7 and older iOS versions, there’s one connected with iMessage app. Now any user can report an unwanted message or SPAM to Apple.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013. 17:57

Apple Released iOS 7 Beta 4



Apple iOS 7 Beta 4 is finally released and available for developers. It’s been three weeks since the company from Cupertino unveiled the previous - third - version of its new mobile operating system. Such a long delay is caused by the recent hacker attack on Developer Center.


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Microsoft is abasing iPad. Again [video]



Microsoft has launched an ad attacking Apple. Or should be say launched again? It is not the first time Microsoft is  comparing its devices with iPad. The ad always claims Microsoft products to be much cooler. They feature exactly the specifics iPad lacks. For example, a built-in back stand, USB port, and keyboard accessory. All of these accessories are options on the iPad, though it still can be considered a disadvantage. Are they really? The price for such an ad is quite high to pay. It was announced that Microsoft lost 900 million dollars in the last quarter due to Surface discount.

Another interesting feature is that in all ads of such type the Voiceover says,”This isn’t going to end well for me, is it? Nope definitely not ending well.”  However, financial research shows that it is the Surface which is likely to be in trouble rather than Apple’s iPad.




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Written by Lizzen

Saturday, July 20th, 2013. 0:12

A new music keyboard for iPad



Miselu company has launched a new product for iPad – a wireless music keyboard. It boasts a high-quality two-octave (24-key) music keyboard. It can also work as an iPad cover, and has a micro-USB slot and a sealed Li-ion battery for 5-6 hours of operation.

What’s more, the keyboard is also compatible with Windows and Linux software, just if they support MIDI over USB.

The keyboard is expandable, from 242 x 185.7 x 9.9 mm (the size of an iPad) to 242 x 201.3 x 28.5 mm. It makes the device much easier to use. Moreover, the keyboard springs with the help of anti-polarity magnets, which itself is an innovation.

Have a look at the video describing the development of Miselu C.24 wireless music keyboard for iPad




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Written by Lizzen

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013. 19:50

What’s new in iOS 7 beta 3



Apple recently released iOS 7 beta 3. Here is the list of changes:

  • Faster and more reliable than previous releases (of course)
  • Minor UI changes in Notification Center (new font)
  • Minor UI changes in Music app (new font)
  • Minor UI changes in Weather app (new font)


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Keyboard Control Pro for iPhone and iPod touch [Video]



If you got tired of deleting odd or incorrect letters from your messages, sent from iPhone or iPod touch, then you might be interested in a new Cydia tweak released by iAmharic recently. It’s called Keyboard Control Pro and it changes the way you use your keyboard.

This tool is compatible with both iOS 5 and 6 and has a bunch of useful features:


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, July 6th, 2013. 16:22

iTunes 'Metro' App For Windows 8 Will Not Come 'Any Time Soon'



Windows 8 "Metro" Interface

During an interview with CNN Money, Microsoft CFO Tami Relller said that they talked with Apple about developing an iTunes app for Windows 8, but users shouldn’t expect the app "any time soon". She notes:

"ITunes is in high demand. The welcome mat has been laid out. It's not for lack of trying."


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Written by maxim

Friday, May 10th, 2013. 19:41

Swype VP Confirms Discussions With Apple On Its Keyboard Technology



Earlier this week highly popular Swype keyboard become available for users of Android devices on Google Play, but only after the release of Jelly Bean with the built-in Swipe-like Gesture Typing functionality.

While it is known that Swype owner Nuance has a tight relationship with Apple through the Siri's voice recognition technology, a Swype executive has now confirmed that its company has had conversation with Apple over its keyboard technology. The Vice President Of Swype Aaron Sheedy said at Reddit AMA:


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Written by maxim

Friday, April 26th, 2013. 18:45

Logitech launches Ultrathin Keyboard for Apple's iPad mini



Logitech, a maker of computer accessories, has announced the launch of a new version of an ultrathin keyboard for Apple's iPad mini.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013. 23:09

Apple Invents Depth Perception System And Cash Dispensing Network



The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today published two interesting patent applications filed by Apple. One of them described embodiments of laser projection and a depth perception system.

PatentlyApple covered the patent and outlined several possibilities of using a laser source and cameras to detect the distance from an object and implement different applications based on the distance determined. The report described how Apple could use the invention, for example, in iMacs. PatentlyApple also explained how Apple could use laser projected keyboard invention (pictured above).


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Written by maxim

Thursday, January 31st, 2013. 22:00

Apple Job Listing for Plastics Design Engineer Hints at Innovative Designs for Future Products



Apple has published a new vacancy of design engineer with a focus on the production of plastics. According to the job description, Apple sought to expand and improve its plastic division.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, January 31st, 2013. 19:21

RIM released the next-generation smartphone BlackBerry Z10



Research in Motion announced the launch of a new generation smartphone, theZ10. RIM also announced a corporate rebranding, officially changing the name of the company on the BlackBerry.


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Apple Released Software Update For Apple TV



In addition to IOS 6.1, today Apple released an updated software for the Apple TV. The new 5.2 version contains a number of improvements, including:


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Written by maxim

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013. 1:47